SparkFun will be closed Nov 26th and 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday. Orders placed after 2:00pm MT on the 25th will ship out Monday the 30th.

SparkFun is headed west to the Hackaday SuperConference

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In lieu of any cool, new project, I took on the task of updating documentation and example code for the MLX90614 IR Thermometer Evaluation Board (and shaved some yaks in the process).

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Hacked Haunts

Some tools for hacking your home or professional haunt for light, sound, and animatronics!

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A different approach to the problem we solved last week

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Check out the next chapter in the aquaponics automation saga. The project has moved beyond a small indoor system to automating an entire geodesic dome greenhouse full of many different systems.

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The FreeSoC2 board is a great way to start using the incredibly powerful PSoC5LP processor line from Cypress Semiconductor.

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Are you a maker trying to learn how to Hack the Gibson? Consider going to DEF CON!

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What are your "yourself" limits when it comes to DIY? What do you value when in your project and what are you looking to accomplish when you "do it yourself"?

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SparkFun's drivers for MS Windows are now signed!

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If you want to write code for the Particle Photon, an online, "cloud" IDE isn't your only option. Check out our "Photon Development Guide" to see how you can set up a Photon development environment of your own.

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Camping 101

A roundup of camping hacks from around the internet, to get you out into the great outdoors without actually having to experience nature!

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The third installment of the ongoing jet engine build, where we have ignition, and Luke finally confronts his jerk dad.

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As an engineer at SparkFun, I make a lot of temporary projects. The Magic Lunchbox helps me take them home to work on without damaging them.

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Learn how to build larger-than-life LED installations.

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This post highlights my method of creating the control system for our AVC battle arena.

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A barometer, in a pressurized cabin? Seems legit.
Cool! I am going to try to implement the CO2 sensor into some sealed plant and algae growth chambers to measure CO2 usage vs. plant growth.…
We’re working on the CO2 sensor. It’s been quite the journey so far and continues to be. There’s so many variations that require different…
I was under a similar impression. We had found some evidence that it might be possible (probably those same papers you saw), but nothing…
I didn’t see the H.O.V.E.R. board on the list :(
Oh how I wish you had a sale on ATSAMD21G18 boards.
What what? the FreeSoC2 is sitting in my shopping cart right now? how’d that get there…
Uh… no one should buy the FreeSoC2 board on Monday because it’s a terrible board and I totally don’t have several awesome projects in mind…
Hello PighiXXX, could you share the name of the program you use to create those awesome pin-out diagrams ?
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